Raising(32) dendronephthya colonies & scleronephthya(10) MONTH 2

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Since adding one coral 2 weeks ago, there's a purple scleronephthya with one big polyp and a tiny one below it. About 1/8" tall, was half size at first. Hope it thrives. Trying to figure out taking clear picture of it. We'll see
 
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So now, i can view my children of the sea . Arms length by my Tabasco. Either ill use for frags or a small carnation. Still thinking about it.

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The particulate size is too large for dendronephthya. I wonder if a probiotic would be passed between trophic levels? i feel like it would be better to target the coral but it could be sufficient.
Was talking about the actual probiotics inside the food. You could feed food to fish and the probiotics would be released in the water. Or find out the strain they use and replicate. But a study would have to be done if a probiotic supplement that’s good for fish is good for softies
 
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This Saturday, might be the day, 18 dendronephthya colonies, it might be 9 red carnations, 9 orange/yellow scleronephthya (maybe). If they don't arrive, they will soon.
Can't wait for Papua New Guinea opening soon.

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Looking great!
 
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Was talking about the actual probiotics inside the food. You could feed food to fish and the probiotics would be released in the water. Or find out the strain they use and replicate. But a study would have to be done if a probiotic supplement that’s good for fish is good for softies
I remember Fauna Marin use to mention , when using certain foods for softies, Ultra.....
Let sit for so long, to get bacteria growth before feeding. Been awhile
 

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I remember Fauna Marin use to mention , when using certain foods for softies, Ultra.....
Let sit for so long, to get bacteria growth before feeding. Been awhile
Funny thing is, I always put food in water to thaw and forget about it. Speaking of which, I’m picking up some LRS food as we speak.
 
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Funny thing is, I always put food in water to thaw and forget about it. Speaking of which, I’m picking up some LRS food as we speak.
No sushi today, I grab sushi 3 days ago, always great.
One place I lived at, neighbors were from island Palau, they gave me raw parrot fish, in soy sauce , lemon juice and fresh garlic. Man that was good.
 
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I'm hoping to try another dendro. Maybe I'll find one at the expo.
They're easier than what's been printed about them. In 3 years if my equipment doesn’t fail, I'll let everyone know the secret. Till then wait and see, game.

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Just finish talking with Teau Faletau(see FB). Dive team in Tonga. You can order direct but make sure you can pay with CC. He mentioned Emark going to receive large shipment of Carnation corals, my children of the sea coming to Papa. This Friday or Saturday. Finally. .... stay tune

You ain't seen anything yet. ....

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